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Kathmandu, Nepal: still an enteric fever capital of the world.

Abstract:

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, has been previously coined an enteric fever capital of the world. Several studies have poignantly emphasized the significant burden of enteric fever within the local population and in travellers visiting the area. The population of Kathmandu is increasing and available figures suggest that enteric fever caused by Salmonella serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A show no significant signs of decreasing. Furthermore, our recent research demonstrates that the ratio ...

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Basnyat, B More by this author
Journal:
Journal of infection in developing countries
Volume:
2
Issue:
6
Pages:
461-465
Publication date:
2008
EISSN:
1972-2680
ISSN:
2036-6590
URN:
uuid:9dbc33df-1021-44ce-9e5f-6a0641b263ee
Source identifiers:
72366
Local pid:
pubs:72366

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